In this webinar, a panel of speakers from World Bank, Ms Alyssa Farha Jasmin, Dr Amanina Abdur Rahman and Mr Achim Daniel Schmillen present their study on job vulnerability in Malaysia, using detailed data on employment patterns and on the possibility to work from home and without physical proximity to estimate the extent and distribution of jobs most vulnerable to COVID-19.
In the fifth instalment in the Webinar Series on “Financial Transformation, Credit Markets and Household Debt in Southeast Asia“, Prof Koichi Fujita, Prof Akihiko Ohno, Dr Chansathith Chaleunsinh and Prof Hans Dieter Seibel shared on the status of savings and credit in rural Lao.
Taking the upcoming 20 year anniversary of Indonesia’s reform process as a reference point, this project seeks to explore the effect of the country’s decentralisation reforms over the past two decades. This webinar is the last of a series of three and focuses on inequality, poverty and education sector performance at the subnational level.
In this webinar from the webinar series “Financial Transformation, Credit Markets and Household Debt in Southeast Asia”, Dr Kei Kajisa, Dr Ed Lucio, and Discussant Dr Nina Anchugina examined the new credit arrangement in the Philippines’ informal finance sector: an emerging credit arrangement called “ATM sangla”.
In the second webinar of the webinar series on Financial Transformation, Credit Markets and Household Debt in Southeast Asia Dr Sean Turnell explores the beginnings of mobile financial services in Myanmar, their dramatic expansion since the country’s (albeit, incomplete) political transformation, the state of play of the sector, and the issues and obstacles it faces.